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ambassador is killed in a brutal senseless murder? well you attack the president of the united states and accuse him of siding with the terrorists. sarah palin no. mitt romney. how low can you go? man, that's going to dominate our talk this morning. first, let's take a little time out to get the latest, today's current news update from lisa ferguson joining us from los angeles. hi lisa. early good morning to you. >> hey bill, good morning everyone. we are seeing more political fallout this morning after statements from mitt romney took aim at president obama during the attacks in libya and cairo. tuesday night romney blamed president obama for sympathizing with the attackers and then he double downed on those claims again wednesday morning. take a look. >> the administration was wrong to stand by a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in egypt instead of condemning their actions. >> romney is basing that off of a statement from the u.s. embassy in cairo saying it does not support the crit
illinois, and they're our neighbors in missouri. >> he's the president of the united states, and that deserves respect. >> he's a nice guy. >> he's pretty good at basketball. >> one nice thing or three nice things if you like about president barack obama. >> who are you with? >> he speaks eloquently. >> he does have charisma. >> he'll be out in 68 days. >> this is romney's night. maybe you should go to charlotte. >> well, it's not really pulling teeth to get them to say something nice. some people could not come up with anything. we look forward to asking democrats next week in charlotte what they think of mitt romney. >> cenk: man, i was taken aback by senator shelby's response. that's a senator. he could say one nice thing about the president wow. we seem to have a theme there. plays basketball. family man and a snapgy dresser. >> caller: and there are so many things you would they could say. he gave me the tax cuts i need. he's a non-violent muslim. he's half white. at least something from these guys. >> the funniest part about saying he's a snapgy dresser left to his own
new plants and train new workers and create new jobs here in the united states of america. >> mr. obama laid out specific goals and proposals for his second term in office. touching on the economy education, medicare, veterans and making a powerful case that we are better off today than we were four years ago. the address beat out every single other convention speech on twitter. according to the web site, president obama had nearly 53,000 tweets per minute compare that to mitt romney's speech that got just 14,000 a minute. one other interesting note, this was the shortest acceptance speech we've heard from a presidential nominee in the last 36 years. mr. obama clocked in at 38 minutes and 23 seconds. according to research from c-span, the last person to go shorter than that was gerald ford and that was in 1976. bill clinton holds the record for the longest speech. he's coming in at about 65 minutes and that was back in 1996. more bill is coming up live from charlotte after the break. as always, we're hoping you will
obama more women than ever are serving on the u.s. cabinet and the united states supreme court. we've come so far. we've come so far. so why are we having to fight in in 2012 about birth control. it's as if we woke up in a bad episode of "madmen." when mitt romney said he'll get rid of planned parenthood and turn clock back on a century of progress it has real consequences for 3 million patients who depend on planned parenthood each year. women like libby bruce who you just heard from, or women like brandy a 27-year-old woman whose stage two breast cancer was caught in a planned parenthood health center. and thank god she is now cancer free. [applause] or the woman who went on facebook after paul ryan voted to defund planned parenthood and posted, well, i guess i don't understand that us military wives go to planned parenthood when the doctor on base can't see us. [applause] so mr. romney and mr. ryan are campaigning for women's votes by saying that women need their health. okay, this is coming from two men who are committed to ending insurance coverage for birth control, who woul
of the united states telling the people that he is going to get tough with china and iran when he actually invested in this. >> stephanie: i know. imagine what is in his actual tax returns from all of the time he was making this money at bain capital. this is stuff he was able to manipulate what he said earlier. so yeah, a lot more questions than answers. >> stephanie: all right. here is the jingle for this weekend. ♪ what huh-uh, i don't think so yes, he is i know ♪ ♪ yeah i know i know ♪ ♪ liberals everywhere to celebrate momma's sexy tour, yeah ♪ ♪ momma's going to celebrate a birthday too steph's going to bring an instruction cake and meet and grope with you, come on now ♪ ♪ celebration ♪ ♪ seattle is going to celebrate and have a good time ♪ ♪ celebration ♪ ♪ sexy liberal celebrate and have a good time ♪ ♪ i can kiss ♪ ♪ y'all know what i'm talking about ♪ ♪ here's the party, par-tay ♪ >> stephanie: thank you girls. can i bring that as a carry on my life size president obama. >> no tsa will shoot you. >> stephanie: queen bee in
the united states. and reducing the amount of sugary drinks that we consume is the simplest diet change that we can make to help lose weight or to maintain a healthy weight. >> bill: michael bloomberg said this is it. we get rid of the drinks, we'll all be healthier. he also said people will live longer. >> this is a single biggest step any city has ever taken to curb obesity. certainly not the last step that lots of cities are going to take. and we believe that it will help save lives. >> bill: save lives make people healthier. michael bloomberg says and besides, we don't want these big 32 ounce drinks because they're hard to carry. >> i don't know if you've ever had a 32 ounce cup. you would have a hard time carrying it. it's enormous. >> bill: well when you're four feet high -- [ laughter ] i guess i shouldn't make fun of michael bloomberg but he's not that tall. >> he himself is probably 32 ounces. >> bill: i think the idea -- you talk about how unhealthy they are and i get that. and all of that sugar and eve
: thank you for your service. >> caller: -- the biggest lie is that he is not a united states citizen. >> john: uh-huh. >> caller: they have an ad in milwaukee about women's rights and how the president is going to take it away and that's another great lie about what the president is going to do for our daughters and stuff, and if people would have watched the convention and all of the women that spoke and the different things -- >> john: exactly. >> caller: -- they know that this president is very compassionate and he is strictly for women. >> john: right on. thank you so much for your call. we'll be right back on the "bill press show." >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." ♪ from silver screens... to flat screens... twizzlerize your entertainment everyday with twizzlers the twist you can't resist. you've heard bill's views, now let's hear yours. politically direct means no b.s. in politics today. >>at the only on-line forum with a direct line to bill press. >>it's something i've been waiting for a long time. >>join the debate now. ♪ >> announcer: on your rad
pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republican for which it stands one nation under god, indivisible liberty and justice for all! [ cheers and applause ] >> stephanie: that phrase is overused, but literally not a dry eye in the house. >> yes and so many people especially women take care of their family members who have injuries like that. and you just applaud because she got it right. >> stephanie: one of the things that touches me the most is debbie wasserman schultz and her friendship. talk about women having each other's back -- >> yes. >> stephanie: this convention, you just can't plan stuff like that. that -- i mean people cried during michelle obama's speech. you can't manufacture that kind of emotion. >> people were crying at the republican convention, but for the wrong reasons. >> stephanie: right. reince preibus was backstage crying -- >> it was passion. the passion was ignited over and over again in this convention and they really needed to happen, because we are going to win this election on the ground. they
we came together, but that the first person that was killed in the united states as a hate crime after 9/11 was a sikh man -- >> john: that's right. july i'm sorry we have to go to break. but i appreciate the call. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ (vo) this is joy on current tv. >>if mitt romney treats his magic underwear the same way as his tax returns, then he's been going commando for the past 10 years. >>since when do you get to say stuff like that on tv? >> listen, if you'd read your email once in a while, you'd know i have a new show. (vo) always outspoken. >> sometimes i feel like i don't even know you. >> just stay on your side of the screen, ok? [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: only the good stuff today. we'll get back to the goofy mash ups tomorrow. this is george harrison who died about a month after 9/11. "give me love give me peace on earth," one of his best songs ever. >> he was a talented person. >> john: he certainly was. i love him so much. and [ inaudible ] not just because i'm in it for five seconds. >> yes. [ laughter ] >> john: this
states getting barraged by this stuff. karl rove thought citizens united would be the ticket. they were going to write checks and buy the presidency and buy the white house. it is not working out that way and i think the real test in fund-raising will be october. if people realize that you know, is there going to be a conventional wisdom that this thing has completely flipped away from romney. because that was really the one advantage they had and as of today, even that has evaporated. >> john: i'm really shocked. i think you're right eric. one of the things we discussed on the current tv coverage of the conventions last week was how citizens united in the beginning was seen to completely help the g.o.p. and the irony is it has hurt republican voters because throughout the primary season, fans of real conservatives like gingrich or santorum saw their candidates mowed down by the mitt romney money machine so the republican race for the nomination citizens united hurt the conservative voting base. >> here's the other
people will act a certain way. but if you want to be the president of the united states, you cannot do something like that. >> stephanie: you saw the picture, that was perfect of him smirking. like he just nailed it. >> yeah in the last month the democrats have won the candid photo trophy. and myth walking away from the stage going oh i really got him that time. and all of the reporters are going jesus god. >> stephanie: remind what you called scott walker -- >> that's a twice-elected goggle eyes homuculous. >> stephanie: thank you. thank you. that was it. thank you, charlie pierce you say it better than i do, mostly because you wrote it. but obviously the judge overturned his union bashing law, but as you say because they are in charge. >> yeah, that one is not going to last, and the people of wisconsin, i'm not all together happy with the ruling. they have voted twice now, and now they live with it. >> stephanie: of course he is a liberal activist judge as all judges are when they don't rule your way. >> yeah but that's the kind of back and forth i expected. i'm n
of drone attacks. definitely the case that the united states is supporting the so-called war against drugs in south and central america which is where our military dollars are going down there and it's not doing anything to stop the drug trade. in fact, it is just harming women and children. >> hal: the failure of the drug war i agree. >> i'm just saying i'm not such a fan of the let's just use drones. i know you're not saying that. it is not clean either. >> john: i want to bring it back -- i love it. you guys are -- i love surrounding myself with people who are way smarter than me. we have to go to break. yes, we do. >> i would say mitt romney needs a little more education about this situation and he needs a few more women in his ear about what's really the case. about what's happening to women's bodies and women's minds. >> hal: unfortunately, i don't think his belief system allows for that. we have to go to break. we'll talk about this when we come back. i don't mean his religious faith because i don't believ
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